Fras-le, a manufacturer of friction material, was named “Most Improved Supplier” for 2010 by Carlisle Brake and Friction. Fras-le was one of six suppliers to receive awards from the company. Fras-le and Carlisle have been working together since 2004.
In presenting the award, Carlisle cited several factors leading to the award, including Fras-le’s “excellent communications skills.” In addition, Carlisle said Fras-le “accomodates schedule changes to support fluctuating customer demands.” The company also mentioned that due to long lead times, Fras-le “uses our (Carlisle’s) forecast to order components to ensure on-time delivery.” Finally, they mentioned Fras-le’s strong ethic of “working 24/7 for the last eight months including holiday shutdowns.”
“This is a great honor to be presented with this prestigious award,” says Zomar Oliveira, director of operations for Fras-le, based in Farmington Hills, Mich. “It is a tesimony to our dedicated team of professionals who work to meet and exceed customer expectations.”